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Apprenticeships are a great way to earn a wage whilst you learn on the job

Earn a wage whilst you learn on the job

Apprenticeships are a great way to earn a wage whilst you learn on the job. As an apprentice, you will work alongside experienced staff members, acquiring job specific skills and gain nationally recognised qualifications.

Myth busting

Apprenticeships are a fantastic way to start your career and gain hands-on experience while earning a wage, but they can sometimes get a bad reputation.

In this post, we dispel some of the most common myths around apprenticeships and show why they're a great option for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Apprenticeship stories:

Naomi's story

Meet our apprentice plumber

"I really just like doing what I'm doing, really like meeting the tenants, being with the guys that I work with, and, every day, developing my new skills really, I enjoy that."

Bethany's story

Meet our apprentice HR administrator

"I work alongside the HR team, learning how to be a successful HR professional. Being able to apply the learning's from my course to my job has really helped increase my confidence."

Drew's story

Meet our apprentice carpenter

"It was my first time on a real site and it's been great!...It's really satisfying to see the houses coming together and I'm looking forward to putting my new skills to the test."

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